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RE: [SLE] NICs changing names by themselves?
  • From: "Anders Norrbring" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 13:02:18 +0100
  • Message-id: <20050314120218.7DE76EA51@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > I have a box with 2 NICs in it. SuSE 9.2 Pro.
>
> > One Realtek that starts up as eth0, and a Broadcom that starts up as
> eth1.
> > So far, so good.
>
> > But suddenly after a reboot, they've changed places? The Realtek is then
> > eth1 and the Broadcom is eth0.
>
> > A couple of reboots later, they've changed places again! How can I
> control
> > this? I need static naming since I have apps that depends on the correct
> > name/network.
>
> Manually activate them in the right order .. the first one to get
> actovated
> becomes eth0, the second one becomes eth1 &c

That's no solution. The box need to be able to reboot itself to a full
running status without manual intervention.

Anders.


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